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Re[2]: Want to set up SVN for a web app

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 22:50:46 +0400

Greetings, Les Mikesell!

>> LM> Rsync is typically used over ssh - with the command issued from the
>> LM> private/firewalled side. If you can connect to the server via ssh
>> LM> (perhaps even needing to establish a vpn first), rsync is a suitable
>> LM> mechanism to send files there.
>> I just found out that svnlook doing exactly what I need, but, damn, it's only
>> administrative tool... gonna take some research and build some distribution
>> scripts then... wish I could have similar tool working with repository through
>> any of the supported SVN protocols...

LM> Most people don't want something pushed to production just because it
LM> shows up as a change in the repository. Normally you would have tested
LM> a specific revision or tag copy, then you would run a script that
LM> updates a staging location with that revision/tag and pushes copies of
LM> that everywhere you want them. I think someone has posted here about
LM> using a commit hook that would watch for tags with a certain pattern in
LM> the names, so all you had to do from a client was copy to a tag with
LM> that pattern in the name to trigger the push to production. You can run
LM> svnlook in the commit hooks, so you might also use that to trigger extra
LM> operations on the server side.

Yep, that all was part my original idea. :) As I said, I've read the svnbook
quite alot. Not to the level of storing it in my brain, but enough to know the
general features available and common patterns of usage... plus my past
experience with CVS.
Still, need research... will post back if I find out something useful, sure.

>> LM> And by the way - your 'Reply-To: email setting makes it difficult to
>> LM> respond back to the list.
>> My Reply-To set to reply back to the list, since list software does not do
>> that on itself (it must).
>> This way, I can't be disturbed by unintended private messages, regular "reply"
>> will go to the list. If you want to reply to me personally, copy my message to
>> personal folder and issue a "Reply to author" command.

LM> Sorry, false alarm. Thunderbird only shows your name in the reply-to:
LM> and the reply even with "reply all" but it does have the list address in
LM> the hidden part.

That's why The Bat! is a Mail client and everything else is a joke :P

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 02.04.2009, <22:46>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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